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Wessex Park Homes

Posted by Justin Allitt in Manufacturers, July 18, 2013

Sad News for Wessex Park Homes Since this blog was written, the Omar Group has bought Wessex Park and Leisure Homes. Read details of Omar aquiring Wessex. It is always a sad time when a park home and lodge manufacturer ceases trading. Unfortunately this has befallen Wessex Park and Leisure Homes. Having traded for fifty years they are to cease trading and this statement was taken from their web-site: After 50 years of trading the Wessex […]


Speech to the BH&HPA

Posted by Justin Allitt in Comment, July 17, 2013

Speech by Housing Minister Mark Prisk to the BH&HPA This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version and was delivered on 17th July 2013. Introduction Delighted to be here and to have this chance to set out the government’s plans for implementing the Mobile Homes Act. Of course the origins of this legislation predate my own term as Housing Minister. It was my predecessor, Grant Shapps, who […]


Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

Energy Performance Certisicates

Posted by Justin Allitt in Selling, July 16, 2013

Does a Park Home need an EPC (EPC’s)? We recently visited a park home for sale on Willowgrove Park (a holiday and residential park) in Preesall, Lancashire. Surprisingly, the estate agent  selling the home stated the owners needed an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) when selling a park home. So does a park home need an E.P.C. (Energy Performance Certificate) when on the open market to sell? As from 30th June 2011, The Department for Communities and Local Governments […]


Advice on selling your park home

Selling your park home

Posted by Justin Allitt in Selling, May 22, 2013

Advice on selling your park home When we are travelling around the country visiting clients at parks we are are often asked our advice on selling park homes. So here we offer our advice on sellingyour park home. We have concentrated on the individual rooms in your park home: The Lounge area Starting in the interior of the park home, the living rooms are where the owner is able to relax and be comfortable. However, […]


Caravan Park Licensing Laws

Posted by Justin Allitt in Comment, April 22, 2013

The Caravan Sites & Control of Development Act 1960 The Caravan Sites & Control of Development Act 1960 establishes a licensing requirement for caravan parks which runs in parallel with – but is separate from – the town planning process. You cannot lawfully operate a Park Home Estate without both a planning permission and a site licence. In some respects the two means of control overlap, but the fundamental distinction is that planning deals with whether or not the […]


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